A look at the state of the art in programming languages and tools circa 1990. Demonstrations include Smalltalk V/PM, Actor 2.0, Zortech C++, Objective C, EngLan, TurboPascal, Turbo C, and Prograph. Originally broadcast in February 1990.
Keywords: Gentry Software; Digitalk; Whitewater Group; Borland; Phillipe Kahn; Frame Technology; NeXT
Downloads: 5,125 (1 review)
|Power PC & PowerMac|
Motorola's new PowerPC microprocessor launched a whole new generation of computers including the PowerMac. This program looks at the increased speed and functionality of computers using the new Motorola CPU. Demonstrations include various benchmark tests on the PowerMac, the PowerMac 7100 and the PowerMac 8100, applications such as Excel 5.0 for the Mac, and PhotoShop 3.0. Also a look at SoftWindows, a utility that lets you run Windows apps on a PowerMac...
Keywords: powerpc; powermac; apple; motorola; adobe; microsoft
Downloads: 6,369 (1 review)
|Intel 386 - The Fast Lane|
A review of the new Intel 386 chip and the new super-fast computers and applications that take advantage of its speed.Guests: Dana Krelle, Intel; Michael Swavely, Compaq; Robert Dilworth, Zenith; Neil Colvin, Phoenix Technologies; Jan Lewis, Palo Alto Research GroupProducts/Demos: Compaq Deskpro 386, Intel 80386 Microprocessor, Zenith Z-386, VP/ix, UNIX 386
Keywords: Episode year: 1987
Downloads: 11,242 (1 review)
The OS/2 operating system started out as a joint venture between Microsoft and IBM. That venture fell apart as Microsoft went its own way with Windows. This program looks at IBM's OS/2 and compares its features to Microsoft's Windows 3.0. Demonstrations include Sound Impression, cc:Mail, Lotus 1-2-3, AmiPro, and SuperProject. Includes a visit to ZD Labs for their evaluation of Windows NT and to the annual IBM OS/2 conference...
Keywords: lotus; ibm; OS/2; operating system; windows; microsoft
Downloads: 7,557 (1 review)
A look at the new Amiga models including the Amiga 2500 and new software and peripherals for the Amiga computers.Guests: Tom Stearns, Commodore; Lou Wallace, Amiga World; Dan Silva, Author; Jim Schneider, Inno; Vision; Gary Kildall, DRIProducts/Demos: Menace; Battle Chess; Amiga 2500 Deluxe Paint III, Video Effects 3D. Originally broadcast in March 1989. Copyright 1989 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Keywords: Episode Year: 1989; Television Programs; Computers: History; amiga; commodore; battle chess
Downloads: 13,057 (2 reviews)
As operating systems grew more robust, one of the key new features was the ability to multitask, run several applications at the same time. This program looks at some new approaches including Concurrent DOS from Digital Research, Windows 386 from Microsoft, IBM's OS/2, Apple's A/UX, and Tandy's Xenix. Guests include Lee Reiswig, Director of the IBM Austin Lab and Gary Kildall of Digital Research. Originally broadcast in 1988.
Keywords: multitasking; OS/2; operating systems
Downloads: 5,349 (2 reviews)
|Amiga and Atari|
How much computer can you get at the bottom end of the market - comparison between the Commodore Amiga and the Atari 520ST.Guests: Rick Geiger, Commodore; Tim Mott, Electronic Arts; Bryan Kerr, Atari; Jim Tittsler, Atari; Lewis Moore, Home Computing; George Morrow, Morrow Computing; Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Tim Bajarin, Creative StrategiesProducts/Demos: Atari 800, Commodore 64, Amiga IBM PC Emulator, Commodore Amiga, Atari 520, STNEO Paint...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1985; Television Programs; Computers: History; amiga; atari
Downloads: 42,834 (4 reviews)
|The New Amigas|
Before there was a Macintosh, the Amiga was the computer for the creative community. This program looks at the Amiga 2000, the Amiga 500, Photon Video Cell Animator, Music X, Video Toaster, and Interceptor. Originally broadcast in 1988.
Keywords: amiga; commodore; video toaster
Downloads: 20,094 (6 reviews)